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Gan is a preposition meaning 'with, by, from' and a conjunction meaning 'since, as'. It is also used to mean 'to have' in north Wales. Gyda is used for the same purpose in the south. When used this way it is conjugated as follows:-
I have gen i you have gen ti you have gynnoch chi he has ganddo/gynno fo/fe she has ganddi/gynno hi we have gynnon ni they have ganddyn nhw
e.g. Mae gynno hi gath du. = She has a black cat. ("there is by her a black cat")
Following 'gan' the possessed noun is affected by lenition .